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GTD – Back To Basics 3: Contexts and Next Actions
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

In the third post in the GTD Back To Basics series we take a look at what contexts are and how they can be used to simplify your organisation of all of those "to-do" items you have floating around your task lists and how to decided what your "Next Action" for each task is. … Read Article »

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Mactastic
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Well, I’ve gone and done it. After 6 months of deliberation I’ve bought myself a Macbook. It was a toss-up between this lovely machine and a windows-based one but as I’ve decided not to touch Vista until service pack one comes out (which will be a while) I had to plump for what shall be […] … Read Article »

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My Killer GTD Setup
July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

If you're looking to organise all of your tasks in a single place then you can't go far wrong with a pocket sized notebook, In this article I look at how I organise a range of tasks across my daily life and sort them into contexts so you can plan out your various actions in a meaningful and productive way … Read Article »

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My Killer GTD Setup - Follow Up
July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

In this post I expand on my current GTD setup to show you how I handle someday/maybe lists, project lists and support material and how that works with my notebook planner. … Read Article »

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Are you in the wrong job?
July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Try the “Job Predictor” and find out! (Excel format) I’m a Pirate! Avast Ye Landlubbers now I have an excuse to talk about walkin’ the plank and shivering me timbers! What are you? Let us know in the comments. Hat tip to Jobacle for provding the Friday funnies … Read Article »

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Review: EarnMyDegree.com – Online Project Management Degree Programs
July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Disclaimer: This post is a sponsored post from ReviewMe – Hey, I need to buy shoes okay?! Plus I’ll only review something that I think will benefit the audience of this blog. EarnMyDegree.com has collected a list of over 20 Project Management degree courses at a variety of levels that users can complete online. The […] … Read Article »

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GTD – Back to basics 1: Collecting stuff
July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

In this first post of the GTD Back To Basics Series we'll be looking at all the "stuff" you might have laying around - both physical and mental - and how to collect it in order to process it later. … Read Article »

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Will Facebook damage your career?
July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

There’s been a lot of talk online over the past few weeks about how social networking websites such as MySpace and FaceBook can affect people in the real world. In a recent article in the New York Times the founder of and Educational Consulting firm was shocked when she checked a student’s Facebook profile: Ms. […] … Read Article »

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Website Review: The Cranking Widgets Blog
July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Brett Kelly over at The Cranking Widgets blog is running a “competition” to win $50 for the best review of his website. Being the shameless miser that I am, I thought I’d give it a go as I could really do with some beer money at the moment! The Cranking Widgets Blog (so called because […] … Read Article »